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Roselawn is in Newton County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Newton and Jasper counties ; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community is believed named for two founders, Orlando and Bell Rose
The latitude of Roselawn is 41.141N. The longitude is -87.314W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,933.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roselawn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46349 ZIP code.
24% of Roselawn residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roselawn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roselawn was $19,136, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Roselawn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roselawn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $927.
Libraries in Roselawn include Roselawn Branch Library ... View libraries
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roselawn political report.
The average commute time for Roselawn workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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